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Student Exchange Shop

The Student Exchange Shop (SES) is a parent-run store that sells gently used school clothing, including blazers, shirts, ties, pants, and athletic wear. Each year parents and students generously donate hundreds of freshly laundered STA dress code items to the Student Exchange Shop. The clothing is then resold at vastly discounted rates to students, parents and faculty. The revenue from the sale of donations provides the Parents’ Association with funds to support a wide range of classroom and faculty programs.

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  • Locating the Student Exchange Shop

    From Senior Circle: Enter the Lane-Johnston Building and let the receptionist know you are going to the Student Exchange Shop. Proceed down the top (third) floor of Marriott Hall to the elevator near the end of the hallway. Take the elevator to the first floor and exit at Sam’s Bar. Proceed forward to the wooden double doors leading into the Steuart Building. Take the elevator on your right to LL and exit the elevator vestibule to the right. The Student Exchange Shop will be on your immediate left.

    After PA Meetings: Make your way to the Service Road (located behind the Activities Building) and walk past Martin Gym to the Steuart Building. Once inside, turn left just past the art studios, and the Student Exchange will be at the end of the hall on your right.
  • Payment

    We bill to student accounts. We take returns for store credit only.
  • How to Donate

    If you have dress code items to donate to the SES, please place them in a plastic bag, sealed if possible, and drop the bag in the conveniently located SES black container opposite the entrance to the Lower School, adjacent to the Yard, or take them to the shop during open hours. Your donations are very much appreciated and make a huge difference to the STA activities that the Parents’ Association supports.
  • Volunteering

    We depend on volunteers to provide this service to our STA community. If you would like to volunteer please contact  Mary Lee, Kate Oler, or Lisa Tsui the chairs of the Student Exchange Shop.

    We are grateful for your donations and your patronage. Please contact us with any questions you may have.

Hours of Operation

The Student Exchange Shop is open the second Tuesday of the month (after Parents’ Association meetings) from 9:00 am to 4:00 pm, and the last Friday of the month when school is in session from 8:00-10:00 am. Please see our 2023-24 dates below:

Back-to-School Sales
July 25, 10:00 am-1:00 pm
August 26, 8:00-11:00 am

September 12, 9:00 am-4:00 pm
September 29, 8:00-10:00 am
October 10, 9:00 am-4:00 pm
November 14, 9:00 am-4:00 pm
December 12, 9:00 am-4:00 pm
January 9, 9:00 am-4:00 pm
January 26, 8:00-10:00 am
February 13, 9:00 am-4:00 pm
February 23, 8:00-10:00 am
March 12, 9:00 am-4:00 pm
April 9, 9:00 am-4:00 pm
April 26, 8:00-10:00 am
May 14, 9:00 am-4:00 pm
Located in Washington D.C.,  St. Albans School is a private, all boys day and boarding school. For more than a century, St. Albans has offered a distinctive educational experience for young men in grades 4 through 12. While our students reach exceptional academic goals and exhibit first-rate athletic and artistic achievements, as an Episcopal school we place equal emphasis upon moral and spiritual education.